Happy Birthday Pops!

Yesterday would've been Poppa M's birthday, last year we marked the occasion as it was the first one since he passed. Nothing too special, we just had his favourite curry for dinner and my mum came round to join us. We chatted about him and had a laugh, to be honest as the first of…

Granny returns

Having family that live across the world isn't easy, we all miss each other and although we FaceTime and have family WhatsApp groups to share pictures and videos of the goings on of our little ones, it just doesn't always cut it. The build up to visits is filled with excitement and the hellos being…

Me time.

10 weeks in and I finally bit the bullet and did it! I ventured out on my own without Baby P, don't worry she wasn't left unattended, I asked her to stay home and babysit her father! Partly due to breastfeeding I'd not yet left her but also mainly because it put the fear of…

It’s the best thing.

My little one is currently nestled under my chin, milk drunk and snoozing after waking from her slumber teary and upset with that classic newborn cry of hers. Everything had come at once, she'd given me a present in her nappy which woke her and she was hungry but also not ready to wake from…

What to read?

I wrote the other day about how I wanted my Dad to be remembered. I’ve thought about this more than I realised and it started when I decided to do a reading for him at his funeral. I didn’t want the funeral to go ahead without something personal done for him, we’d decided to have…